Category Archives: The QSM Magazine

Diaper-changing Dads or Mansplainers?

When Snapdeal published their advertisement lauding diaper-changing dads, I am sure they had no intention of reigniting the mansplaining debate in my house. I don’t blame them, for in all probability their advertisement was visualized by a mansplaining ignorant man… … Continue reading

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We Men are just a Hygiene Factor in Their Lives!

“Hum saale bas ek hygiene factor hain, inki lives mein! (We fools, we are just a hygiene factor in their lives!)”  Rohan griped, brushing his hand over the balding patch on his head for the umpteenth time, making me wonder if his … Continue reading

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No Thank You, No Sorry, Hain ji?

That’s what Indians say…that between friends, there’s no Thank You, no Sorry, but I’m going to change myself. I’m sorry that I must send you to my other blog to read my posts, and in advance, I am thanking you … Continue reading

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Issue #4 of The QSM Magazine is now on Stands!

The Subscribers of the QSM Magazine have received its PDF in their inboxes, and those fond of reading it online can now read it here. I apologize for giving you the fright. Please don’t fall off your chair. Yes, I’m still … Continue reading

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A Special post for my Blogging Friends

My Blogger Friends, This post is for you. As you must’ve noticed, my posting schedule has gone haywire recently, and my visiting behavior is even worse.  Let me explain. For the last 3 weeks, I’ve been working on publishing the … Continue reading

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497 marks out of 500! What lies ahead?

Delhi girl Sukirti Gupta has set a new standard for examinees India-wide. Now parents have a new bench-mark for their kids, and those prepping up for taking the board exams next year now have a new kind of nightmare – … Continue reading

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The QSM Magazine – Anandhotep makes a Splash in the Rajma Bowl.

The May-June issue is still not on stands, and trust me when I tell you that the blame lies squarely on the shoulders of that twit Anandhotep. I sent him the air-tickets; I emptied my cupboard so that he could store … Continue reading

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I and others of my kind are causing global warming and climate change!

The Accusation: I am sure you had no inkling that I was the culprit – that it was this despicable me who caused climate change; that I am the guy who’s responsible for the depletion of the ozone layer, the melting … Continue reading

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When will Rahul Baba get married? India wants to know.

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The QSM Magazine’s Indian Wedding Special issue is out…

…and your copy is already in your inbox. If you aren’t a subscriber yet, head over to ISSUU.com here, and join the party! This Indian Wedding special, unravels the complex tapestry of the big O.B.E.S.E Indian wedding to lay bare … Continue reading

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Friends, I’ve got this super-cool idea…what do you think of it?

Celebrate your Wedding Once again! Update: The Shaadi ka Laddoo feature is on! Thank you for participating! I promise to ensure that Anandhotep is on his best behavior when he adds those thought-bubbles to your pictures. Neerja – the Thinking … Continue reading

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The QSM Magazine Issue #3 – The Indian Wedding Special!

In the upcoming issue we lose ourselves in the  the biggest, the grandest, the sparkliest, the loudest wedding in the world! Here’s a short definition of this magnificent event. Indian Wedding – A Definition The Indian wedding is a fine-tuned but … Continue reading

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The QSM Express is chugging along…expected to arrive on time.

The QSM Express is running on time. Though there was an initial delay, but it is expected to make time by picking up speed. The QSM Express doesn’t go through Haryana and it isn’t among the trains that were cancelled.  So breath easy. … Continue reading

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Total Paisa Vasool – Getting your money’s worth, the Indian way!

Anandhotep has used some of stinky old bandages to tie me to my desk so that I can work on the next issue of the QSM Magazine. I’ve been barred from posting on my blog, until I’ve painted the cover, … Continue reading

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Mr. Goyal vs.Tornado the 190lb Dog – who would you choose?

Was there a time in my life when I chose the unpopular over the popular? Just one time? Ok, two?! Then you aren’t talking to me. I am drawn to the unpopular, and the attraction sometimes borders on the fatal. I … Continue reading

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An Interview with ‘Anandhotep’

Originally posted on Scribbles@Arpita:
It is a brand new year. And I have brand new interviews lined up on Scribbles@Arpita. Presenting before you all today is the ever so quirky Anand of Anand’s Parodies & Caricatures. Anand is a…

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New Year Resolutions of a Mad Indian Artist-Programmer!

Who says that only scientists can be mad. Nobody, hear, nobody can be madder than an Indian artist-programmer being pulled by his mom on one side and his wife on the other. Is it any wonder then that he has … Continue reading

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Read the 3rd issue of the QSM Magazine Online – Humor, Satire, and Parodies.

Start 2016 with a Truck-load of Quirky Snarky Malarkey! Read the new issue of the QSM Magazine Online. The Subscribers have already received their pdf copies in their mailboxes. If you are a subscriber and haven’t received yours yet, please check … Continue reading

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Social Networks? My brain needs a clone…pronto!

This isn’t a propah post. It’s a random collection of random tasks completed at random moments… Starting the right way… Whining! Honestly, my life has been wrenched off its comfortable anchor and thrown into a space odyssey, but that’s beside … Continue reading

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Mom’s VIP Suitcase leads us into Cold War – Anandhotep Mediates.

They are back, and along with them, Anandhotep, the rickety old mummy who masquerades as the editor of The QSM Magazine, is also back.  Mom and Dad arrived yesterday. Traveling light isn’t Mom’s forte, and while rest of the world has graduated … Continue reading

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